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Stories with subject: Archaeology
  • Archaeologist discovers house, tool cache during Sandy dig 
    Updated: May-01-15 11:33 am

    SANDY, Utah - It was the sight of out-of-place dark soil that led archaeologist Michael Hori to halt a gas company's digging at a Sandy park.

  • Utah Navajo lead push for new conservation area 
    Updated: Apr-26-15 1:59 pm

    BLUFF, Utah - Utah Navajos are leading a campaign to create a new conservation area in the southeastern corner of the state to stake a claim to what they consider their homeland.

  • Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-15 10:31 am

    JERUSALEM - It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem.

  • Americans with illegal Iraq War souvenirs go unprosecuted story has photos
    Updated: Apr-17-15 9:29 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - As the elected Iraqi government seeks diplomatic respect and struggles to save its ancient sites from the rampages of the Islamic State group, American military members, contractors and others caught with culturally significant artifacts they brought home from the war there are going largely unprosecuted.